African Plant Database

Plectranthus esculentus N.E. Br.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 12 (1894)
Information on the genus : Plectranthus
Status for SA : rejected (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Coleus esculentus (N.E. Br.) G. Taylor
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Coleus esculentus (N.E. Br.) G. Taylor (1931)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Plectranthus floribundus var. longipes N.E. Br.
=Coleus floribundus var. longipes (N.E. Br.) Robyns & Lebrun
=Englerastrum floribundum var. longipes (N.E. Br.) T.C.E. Fr. (1894)
=Englerastrum floribundum (N.E. Br.) T.C.E. Fr.
=Coleus floribundus (N.E. Br.) Robyns & Lebrun
=Plectranthus floribundus N.E. Br. (1894)
=Coleus coppinii Heckel (1900)
=Coleus dazo A. Chev. (1904)
=Coleus langouassiensis A. Chev. (1905)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Herb, Succulent - Ht 0.06 - 1.2 m. Alt: 600 - 1370 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:268 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 76 (1986).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 85 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Lamiac.: 292 (2009)
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Record n°116854 modified 2007-04-02
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